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Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University

1120 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
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Ranked #3 of 31 hotels in Tuscaloosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nashville, TN
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here 3 years in a row. It has always been a great place but the rooms are starting to show age and we know this because we've had the same room two years in a row. This year I noticed bath tub was looking rough and things are falling apart. Room is still comfy, with coffee maker,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to keep driving after the nearest Holiday inn Express reviews were not so great. We drove an extra hour to get here and it was well worth it. A perfect room, meticulously clean, everything in the room is brand new. The bed was the most comfortable bed ever. The breakfast was delicious. They had everything from freshly baked... More

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Chicago, IL
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here when we visited UA with my son. Hotel is in a great location. Near the university, shopping, and restaurants. Rooms were clean and kept up nicely. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Since our first stay my son has enrolled at UA and we hope to make many more visits to this hotel over the next four... More

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

We hope that our hotel will be your new home away from home for the next four years when you come to Tuscaloosa to visit your son at the University of Alabama. If you have any questions about the area, things to do while you are here, please drop by the Front Desk and we can help you with what... More

Savannah, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped there in route from Dallas, Texas to Georgia. The morning buffet was excellent. Of staying in 3 other hotels throughout the travel, this hotel was tops with their buffet. I also was able to take a quick tour of the University of Alabama's campus. It's located about 5-10 minutes for this hotel. Across the street form the hotel was... More

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest. I know that traveling for long hours on the interstate can be hard, and our hotel is about 2 miles from the exit, but the distance provides us with a safe and central location to most everything in Tuscaloosa. It is nice to know that you took some time to visit the University of... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in town for my daughter's softball camp at the University of Alabama. She stayed in the dorms and I traveled back to watch her games with my 6 yr old son. I can't say enough about the friendly staff, clean rooms, most comfortable beds and one of the best breakfast bars I've seen in a long time. I... More

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

Thank you! It is always a pleasure to hear our guests say that our staff was friendly, you enjoyed your stay, and all of your positive comments. When participating in athletic events at the University of Alabama, our hotel does have quick and easy access to all of the UA facilities, and there is also lots of choices for shopping... More

San Antonio, TX
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is definitely worth driving a few miles off the interstate. It was clean, staff was friendly, bed was fantastic, breakfast was the best hotel breakfast I had on my 4 day road trip. It was quiet since it was not right on the freeway. My rate was a little high, but I got what I paid for and... More

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to drive off the interstate to stay with us. Being away from the interstate does provide our guests a quiet environment. It is nice to know that you experienced a friendly staff, enjoyed our breakfast, and your room was comfortable. I wish you did have time to enjoy the pool, it is a nice... More

Blairsville, Georgia, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My son attended football camp, and the University of Alabama was less than 5 minutes away. As expected, Holiday Inn Express was clean and comfortable. It is right across the street from 2 different malls. I highly recommend.

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! I am glad to know that you found the location of the hotel convenient and you had a comfortable stay. Our proximity to the University of Alabama allows easy access to all parts of the campus, for sports camps, special events, and college visits. I love that we have several UA students on staff... More

Canton, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a great hotel to stay in if you are in the area, shopping and food selections are right across the street. The staff is very friendly and the free breakfast selections are great. The rooms are updated with nice décor. I do feel that the breakfast room could stand to be a bit larger.

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lizobradovich, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

So glad that you stayed with us and that we are in a great location for access to the University of Alabama and area restaurants and shopping. We hope that you will return and stay with us again! More

Decatur, Alabama
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This Holiday Inn Express is outstanding. Everyone is very friendly, the location is perfect because it is near all of the new shopping in Mid-Town Village and very close to the hospital and to the University of Alabama. The rooms are extremely nice and the staff is as well! I would recommend this hotel to anyone coming in for Bama... More

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lizobradovich, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Our location is great for those who have in coming and current students at The University of Alabama. We do have lots of restaurants and shopping in both the near by malls (University Mall and Mid-town Village). Our staff is always eager to help you or answer any questions you may have about the area... More

seymour, tn
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We were traveling through the state and decided to spend the night in Tuscaloosa. The two young men, probably college students, manning the registration desk were very accommodating. The room was quite, the bathrooms clean which I always check. Cookies were available in the evening and the breakfast in the morning was one of the best I have seen at... More

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

I am glad you decided to stay with us on your trip. Thank you for your comments! If you stop in Tuscaloosa again, I hope that we will be your hotel of choice. Please feel free to ask my Front Desk staff, who are mostly college students, for suggestions to our local restaurants. We have some great ones here. Liz... More

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Address: 1120 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
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Location: United States > Alabama > Tuscaloosa
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Tuscaloosa #9 Business Hotel in Tuscaloosa
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The award winning Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tuscaloosa-University is a 4 story hotel offering 109 rooms with 20 suites, which are beautifully appointed to provide you with a comfortable relaxing stay away from home. Every room has interior access and is equipped with its own micro fridge, coffee maker, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, desk and data port with high-speed Internet access, and voice mail. For your convenience, wireless Internet access is provided in all guest rooms and public areas. Complimentary Continental Breakfast is provided daily with extended hours on the weekends. An on site fitness room and out-door pool are provided for your convenience. A valet laundry and dry cleaning service is provided weekdays. From Interstate 59/ 20, take exit 73, which is McFarland Blvd. And Hwy. 82. Turn West at the light at the end of the ramp. Go 2 miles and at the intersection with 15th Street turn right on Veteran s Memorial Parkway/15th Street East. The hotel is across from University Mall. From Hwy. 82, West bound, once you pass I 59/ 20, go 2 miles and at the intersection with 15th Street turn right on Veteran s Memorial Parkway/15th Street East. The hotel is across from University Mall on the left. From Hwy. 82, East bound, go 0.5 Miles past University Blvd. Exit, turn left at light on 15th St. ... more   less 
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